Complete resection of a rare intrahepatic variant of a choledochal cyst

Arghavan Salles, Zachary J. Kastenberg, James K. Wall, Brendan C. Visser, Matias Bruzoni

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Abstract

The vast majority of choledochal cysts occur as either saccular or diffuse fusiform dilatation of the extrahepatic bile duct. We describe the complete resection of a rare single intrahepatic choledochal cyst communicating with the extrahepatic biliary tree. While previous reports describe partial resection with enteral drainage, we performed a complete resection of this rare choledochal cyst.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)652-654
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Pediatric Surgery
Volume48
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Mar 2013

Keywords

  • Choledochal cyst
  • Magnetic resonance cholangiopancreatography

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